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Beginner Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Digitization – Territorial Modeling: Spatial elements and the characteristics

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min)
6 videos
Territorial Modeling10m
Coordinates and projection systems17m
Introduction to QGIS14m
Spatial Relationships and Topology12m
Vectors and Rasters12m
2 practice exercises
Projection Systems30m
Vectors and Rasters30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Digitization - Geodata Capture and Documentation

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 104 min)
5 videos
Acquisition of Primary Data16m
Case Study - GIS and Participatory Planning31m
Georeferencing Imagery13m
Digitizing Vector Objects20m
2 practice exercises
Georeferencing Imagery30m
Digitizing Vector Objects30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Digitization - Automated Capture and Use of Existing Geodata

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 42 min)
3 videos
Geodata Sources18m
Case Study - Senegal-Mauritania Biodiversity Project9m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Assignment30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Storage - Geodata Structure and Organization

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 126 min)
5 videos
Relational Databases31m
Data Modeling27m
Creating a Test Database15m
Case Study - Urban Development and Management in Touba30m
2 practice exercises
Storage30m
UML30m

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